SOURCE: MaestroSoft


June 29, 2016 15:20 ET

Maestro's Mobile Bidding Technology Creates Excitement for 23rd Annual Muscular Dystrophy Association's Black-N-Blue Ball

Harley-Davidson Sponsored Event Features Silent Auction Bidding Using Smartphones

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2016) - MaestroSoft, the premier provider of charity fundraising solutions for all fundraising campaigns big and small-from nationwide walks and charitable campaigns to local events, athletic teams and fundraisers, today announced that their Text2Bid system helped to continue to make the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Black-N-Blue Ball a unique and successful fundraising event. The 1,300-person gala held at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee provided an opportunity for guests to contribute more than $100,000 bidding by phone on some 350 silent auction items. Text2Bid makes it easy to browse, track and win bids and check out from anywhere in the room.

The Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Black-N-Blue Ball has been a highlight among Wisconsin's social events for 23 years. The Ball's motorcycle theme encourages guests to don their finest "black" leather and "blue" denim. No stuffy tuxedos or fancy cocktail dresses -- just the opportunity for area businesses and community leaders to come together and make progress towards finding treatments and cures for neuromuscular disease.

"It can obviously be a challenge to view and keep track of 350 silent auction items during our event," said Lisa Lodde, National Director Distinguished Events, Muscular Dystrophy Association. "Our guests really enjoyed being able to bid from anywhere and continue to bid while enjoying all that the Ball had to offer. We're looking forward to continuing to work with Maestro as they develop more ways to make it easy for our guests to participate and still be able to enjoy what is a very social event."

The event features an evening full of fine dining and entertainment, live and silent auctions showcasing hundreds of items including unique Harley-Davidson merchandise and memorabilia, a motorcycle raffle, wine pull, temporary tattoo parlor, MDA children's art auction, photo booth, and much more.

Text2Bid Demo

To arrange a demo and reserve a custom keyword call (800) 438-6498 Option 1.

MaestroSoft is the premier provider of charity fundraising solutions in the U.S. A leader in mobile bidding, the company's Text2Bid service is used by major organizations such as the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the American Diabetes Association and others. MaestroSoft recently launched Text2Fund, a versatile mobile fundraising service optimized for rapid deployment and receipt of funds. It's an easy and ultra-convenient way to immediately contribute to any campaign using a PayPal account. For more information, visit

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